Category Archives: Preschool

R is for Rainbow

                Since it is no longer February, we decided that the hearts needed to come down off the window, and a new theme needed to replace it. So we decided on rainbows! We … Continue reading

Posted in crafts, outdoors, Preschool, reading, the Front Window | Leave a comment

Cooking Day

A while ago I read this article that was featured in Simple Mom’s weekend links. I was really inspired by the article. When Little E was a baby, I used to let him do everything with me. Laundry, dishes, cooking, … Continue reading

Posted in cooking, Preschool, real life | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Thankful Turkeys

A few days before Thanksgiving, the kids and I made “Thankful Turkeys” – I traced their hands, and then they drew pictures of what they are thankful for on the feathers. I let them glue the feathers however they wanted … Continue reading

Posted in crafts, Holidays, Preschool, Thanksgiving | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Graças ao Pai Celestial

For our singing time this month, we are working on the first Article of Faith (in Portuguese), and for this week, we’re learning this song – Graças ao Pai Celestial (Thanks to Our Father). It talks about all the things … Continue reading

Posted in music, Preschool | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Dainty Little Snowflakes

The snow isn’t fully upon us – yet – but in honor of the imminent snowy weather, we made snowflakes to hang on the front window. (Don’t let the sunshine and Little Einstein’s shorts fool you – I believe it … Continue reading

Posted in crafts, Preschool | Tagged | 1 Comment

Guest Post

Not by who you would think. This guest post is by Little Einstein. As part of our play-based preschool, we are encouraging Little Einstein to dictate to us so we can type. He doesn’t know how to write or read, … Continue reading

Posted in Preschool, reading | Leave a comment

In Defense of Five Year Olds

My mother and I have been going through a bunch of her old papers – trying to scan what’s useful into the computers, and recycling what’s not. Mom was an elementary school teacher, and is well-read in early childhood education, … Continue reading

Posted in Preschool | Tagged , , | Leave a comment